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Newsroom Summer Intern – KMTV, Omaha

Scripps Newsroom Summer Intern

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Full time

Posted 20 Days Ago

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Scripps is excited to announce the return of our annual summer internship cohort!

Here’s how it works: We hire student journalists and place them in one of our 40+ local newsrooms across the country or at one of Scripps News’ network newsrooms, in Atlanta or Washington, DC. Our program is 10 weeks, starting in early June and ending in August. Interns will participate in a variety of newsroom activities, and they will also have a chance to focus on one specific area, as their career interests indicate.

Scripps interns also form a virtual cohort, meeting 1-2 times a week to hear from company leaders and journalists from across our enterprise, or to discuss topics of common interest.

These internships are paid hourly (40 hours per week) and include a one-time stipend to offset costs of relocation and temporary housing. Interns are responsible for securing their own transportation and housing. 
 

We expect a competitive interview process.
 

Job Description 
 

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Gain exposure to the industry 
  • Perform assigned duties related to the internship 
  • Develop skills based on the area supporting 
  • Other duties as assigned 
     

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • High school diploma required
  • Enrolled in a college journalism/communications program required
  • Graduating with degree fall 2024 or spring 2025 strongly preferred

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Demonstrated interest and experience in broadcast journalism
  • Experience in student media or a previous newsroom internship strongly preferred
  • Strong desire to learn more about the industry
  • Ability to work with a team 
  • Ability to follow directions 

SCRIPPS’ COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION:
At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve. We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections. We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Read more about our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at scripps.com.

ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of more than 60 stations in 40+ markets. Scripps reaches households across the U.S. with national news outlets Scripps News and Court TV and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery and Laff. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps’ long-time motto is: “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.